The Chemical Coaters Association International has released the third edition of its training manual, “Paint Pretreatment.” The 91-page softbound includes revisions to the cleaning section with several new pages covering mechanical cleaning. Significant additions were made on testing and waste-disposal issues as well as salt spraying.

Cost of “Paint Pretreatment” is $39 for CCAI members and $49 for nonmembers. To order, go to and click on Education, or call (513) 624-6767.